Episode 47: The Recruitment Side of Healthcare

 SSM Health is one of the largest health systems in the midwest. As a faith-based, not-for-profit hospital network, their mission is to treat and heal their friends and family in the communities they serve.

In the episode, Physician and Provider Recruiter for SSM Health, Jason Nelson shares an inside glimpse into the experiences of physicians and advanced practitioners working for SSM. Listen as we discuss:

– Rumors of physician shortages

– Maintaining work-life balance for their staff

– Effective methods for collecting and processing patient feedback

Episode 46: The Hidden Manufacturers of COVID-19 Tests

Capillary flow membranes are the base for both Covid and pregnancy tests. Once sprayed with a protein solution, they act as a key indicator by changing colors when in contact with the right compounds.

In this episode, head of product management for diagnostic manufacturing materials at MilliporeSigma, Shawn Gaskell explains the creation processes for these tests, their evolution during the pandemic, and how they might revolutionize medicine in the near future.


Join us as we discuss:


– The deployment of rapid Covid-19 tests


– The expansion of telehealth technologies


– How Technology will help alleviate the doctor-shortage

Episode 45: What Are Locum Tenens and Why We Need Them In Healthcare

In every profession, there are systems in place to cover for when someone can’t show up for work. In education we have substitute teachers but in healthcare, we have Locum Tenens.

In today’s episode, our hosts Ted Weyn and Olivia Reed, come together to share how the physicians and doctors come to work in Locum Tenens, the inspiration for the Heroes of Healthcare podcast, and the work that Jackson & Coker is doing to lobby for legislation that supports this needed career path.

Join us as we discuss:

Legislation that impacts locum tenen physicians

Why hospitals and health centers need locum tenens

Career paths for doctors who want more flexibility and independence

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Episode 30: A Look Back at Heroes of Healthcare in 2021

Episode 30: A Look Back at Heroes of Healthcare in 2021

It’s been an eventful year in healthcare and at the Heroes of Healthcare podcast.

In this episode, the hosts of the show, Ted Weyn, Executive Vice President of Systems Innovation, Marketing & Strategy, and Olivia D’Angelo , Division Vice President of Neurology, both with Jackson & Coker, take a look back at the year that was.

They discuss:

  • Their favorite episodes from 2021
  • The themes that continued to pop up throughout the year
  • New episodes coming out next year

Check out all past episodes of Heroes of Healthcare here. 

The team at Heroes of Healthcare wishes you a happy and healthy holiday season. We’ll see you in 2022!

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